Photo by Jennifer Strom
If you’ve walked past the bar Aces and Eights, 34 Avenue A, in the last couple of days, you might have noticed those tell-tale yellow signs indicating the business has been closed by “order of the Health Department.” Lo-Down contributing writer Jennifer Strom has been looking into what led to the closure. The chain of events she’ll detail later this morning makes for quite an illuminating story.
The New York Times
The photo in this morning’s New York Times tells the story: Rep. Carolyn Maloney celebrating a convincing victory in the Democratic Primary last night. In spite of a spirited challenge from challenger Reshma Saujani, she carried the 14th Congressional District (including part of the Lower East Side) with about 80-percent of the vote.